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Review: could Folic acid cause Headache?

Summary: Headache is found among people who take Folic acid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 84,114 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,356 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Folic acid

Folic acid (latest outcomes from 84,776 users) has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in therapeutic drug levels.

Trend of folic acid reports

Headache

Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 199,069 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

Trend of Headache reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 84,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 3,356 people (3.99%) have Headache.

Trend of Headache in Folic acid reports

Time on Folic acid when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache27.27%16.36%27.27%5.45%12.73%7.27%3.64%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Folic acid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.07%0.79%2.74%4.52%10.59%18.02%27.06%36.21%

Severity of Headache when taking Folic acid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache14.81%66.67%18.52%0.00%

How people recovered from Headache ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headache18.18%0.00%81.82%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (1,010 people, 30.10%)
  2. Pain (296 people, 8.82%)
  3. Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (219 people, 6.53%)
  4. Depression (206 people, 6.14%)
  5. Hypertension (201 people, 5.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (1,318 people, 39.27%)
  2. Prednisone (730 people, 21.75%)
  3. Humira (693 people, 20.65%)
  4. Aspirin (525 people, 15.64%)
  5. Enbrel (451 people, 13.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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